BUCKSPORT – Barry M. Locke, 48, passed away Aug. 16, 2012, at a Bangor hospital. He was born Feb. 29, 1964, in Bangor, the son of James and Arline (Gray) Locke.
Barry graduated from Bucksport High School, class of 1982, did carpentry work and worked at HOME Inc. He was a caring compassionate person, who loved children and animals. He was a devoted son, brother and uncle.
He is survived by his mother, Arline Locke of Bucksport; sisters, Frances Rankin and husband, Wayne, of Lincolnville and Joanne and Frank Pelkey of Oklahoma; aunt, Dot Locke of Warner, N.H.; many foster brothers and sisters; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. He was predeceased by his father, James Locke; one sister, Sharon Betts; and one brother, David Locke.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, at North Bucksport United Methodist Church, River Road, Bucksport, with Pastor Peter Remick and Pastor Ralph Greene officiating. Interment will be at Riverview Cemetery, Bucksport, after the service. Donations may be made in Barry’s memory to HOME Inc., P.O. Box 10, Orland, ME 04472. Arrangements by Mitchell-Tweedie Funeral Home & Cremations Service, 28 Elm St., Bucksport.